Can you see what's hiding among these rocks?

Tuesday 10 May 2016 14:50

Next time you're visiting Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in South Africa, keep your eyes peeled for this elusive lady.

Photographer Morkel Erasmus has been going on safari trips for the last seven years in the hopes of spotting a leopard - and when he did find one, she was almost impossible to see against the rocky calcrete ridge she was lazing on.

Here's a cropped pic. Can you see her yet?

Picture: Morkel Erasmus/Caters News Agency

And here's one with a massive red circle. Just in case.

Picture: Morkel Erasmus/Caters News Agency

The leopard's perfect camoflauge belies a sad point though - they're also hard to find because there are so few of them.

South Africa has just imposed a 12 month hunting ban because of conservationists' fears over population levels.

Previously the country has issued up to 150 hunting permits for the species a year.

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